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Greensboro History Museum

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Lot's of History Here

Great Historic Museum, we wish we would have had more time to experience more but we only hd a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Curt H
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Chicago, Illinois
Love The New Exhibits

My family stopped in with our grandson and we loved the new exhibits. The history of the typewriter... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
James G
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Summerfield NC
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The Greensboro History Museum - an AAM-accredited Smithsonian Affiliate - is a division of the City of Greensboro Libraries Department and operates as a public-private partnership with the nonprofit GHM Inc. The Museum share’s Greensboro’s...more
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130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-3004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Historic Museum, we wish we would have had more time to experience more but we only hd a few hours to browse the exhibits. Highly recommended, just plan to make a day trip of it for best results.

Thank Curt H
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

My family stopped in with our grandson and we loved the new exhibits. The history of the typewriter exhibit was hands on and brought back memories of my high school typing class 50 years ago. My 3 year old grandson loved typing, he pretended to...More

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GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Needed to get through an hour and didn’t feel like sitting in my car and found out I was about four blocks away so I decided to stop in. This was a very enjoyable way to spend 45 minutes and getting some local color. It...More

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GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thanks for coming by!

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Upon flying into Greensboro Airport (a relaxing place after LaGuardia!) we were to meet out daughter in downtown Greensboro. We thought we'd meet at the Grasshoopers Baseball field but our Uber driver was winding around the corner and we saw LeBauer Park and decided to...More

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GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Glad you got to see some of the visiting typewriters from the Soboroff Collection while they were here on loan this summer. We had to bid Tom Hanks, John Lennon, Maya Angelou and the others goodbye last month, but we have some new typewriters with...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

At first glance I had low expectations for the museum. However, after exploring the museum in it's entirety, I was pleasantly surprised. The museum has much more to offer than I expected. The exhibits are not only interesting, but interactive. The museum is very modern...More

Thank Brandon M
GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Glad you took the time to check out all the exhibits. Thanks for the great review, and come back soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

This museum is chock full of history with numerous areas and stuff to see. It is well done, but be prepared to spend several hours there.

Thank joesef
GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

We hope folks will find them several hours well spent! Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Being new to the area a visit to this museum was very informative. I learned much more about the history of Greensboro. The exhibits were great and I especially enjoyed the ‘Lest We Forget’ and ‘Voices of a City.’ The Librarian who worked there was...More

Thank Cynthia S
GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for sharing about your visit. Glad you could take in Lest We Forget and the McNairy House too. Come back soon!

Reviewed 16 August 2018

are staying in Downtown Greensboro or close.... otherwise, I wouldn't travel miles to see it, close by ok, if not move on.More

Thank ken s
GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

We've been around since 1924 but our exhibits are often changing! Come back by to check out Lest We Forget, a look at Greensboro during WWI, up through next year. Or our rotating selection of Dolley Madison items to celebrate her 250th birthday. We think...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum. It's free and in downtown Greensboro right next to a cool outdoor park with water fountain for kids to play in. I went with my three children including my 4 year old. There was enough there that kept us informed...More

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GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for sharing your review. So glad you had fun visiting the museum and LeBauer Park!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My grandson and I recently visited the Greensboro Historical Museum (which is adjacent to the beautiful LeBauer Park). The museum is housed in a historic building, has many excellent exhibits (including one about the breathtaking hanging sculpture at LeBauer Park and much about the history...More

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GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit, especially our WWI exhibition "Lest We Forget"! Come visit us again soon.

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Response from Allison S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheelchair friendly. They have elevators where there are stairs. There was someone on our tour with a wheelchair is how I know.
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